SpaceX postpones launch of its first internet network satellites

Tonight, SpaceX will launch the first flock of their Starlink satellites to space. These are the vanguard of what CEO Elon Musk hopes will eventually become a network of 12,000 orbiting devices providing cheap, global internet coverage. The launch window opens at 10:30 p.m. E.T. The satellites, which are densely packed inside the cargo hold already, will be delivered to space on a Falcon 9 rocket. The weather forecast for Cape Canaveral, SpaceX’s standard launch site, looks promising for

SpaceX postpones launch of its first internet network satellites

SpaceX postponed a launch of 60 satellites into low-Earth orbit that was scheduled for Thursday night, possibly until next week, citing a need for software updates.

Fri 17 May 19 from Phys.org

SpaceX set to launch first satellites of its internet network

SpaceX is targeting Thursday night for the launch of 60 satellites into low-Earth orbit, the first of potentially thousands in its Starlink project to beam broadband internet across the planet.

Thu 16 May 19 from Phys.org

SpaceX has packed 60 satellites onto one rocket to advance its big internet plan

SpaceX's plan to provide broadband access will take a big step forward Thursday night as the Elon Musk-led firm prepares to launch five dozen small satellites on a single rocket. They will eventually ...

Thu 16 May 19 from Phys.org

Can we get WiFi from outer space? Elon Musk and others are trying

SpaceX faces competition in its quest to encircle the globe with satellites to beam WiFi from OneWeb and even Jeff Bezos' Amazon

Wed 15 May 19 from The Washington Post

Tonight's SpaceX Starlink Launch Could be the Start of a New Internet

Tonight, SpaceX will launch the first flock of their Starlink satellites to space. These are the vanguard of what CEO Elon Musk hopes will eventually become a network of 12,000 orbiting devices ...

Wed 15 May 19 from Discover Magazine

SpaceX Delays Starlink Launch Again to Update Satellite Software

SpaceX hoped to have 60 custom communication satellites in orbit today, but instead, it has zero. The post SpaceX Delays Starlink Launch Again to Update Satellite Software appeared first on ...

Fri 17 May 19 from Extremetech

SpaceX Delays Launch of 60 Starlink Satellites Again, This Time for Software Checks

SpaceX called off the launch of its first 60 operational Starlink satellites to perform extra software tests, the company said late Thursday (May 16).

Thu 16 May 19 from SPACE.com

SpaceX Starlink launch called off to 'maximize mission success' - CNET

The mission will be delayed by "about a week", according to SpaceX.

Thu 16 May 19 from CNET

How to watch SpaceX launch 60 Starlink internet satellites live - CNET

The first of many missions to establish a megaconstellation of satellites providing global broadband.

Thu 16 May 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

SpaceX to make its second attempt to launch 60 Starlink satellites

Upper-level winds look more favorable for Thursday's launch attempt.

Thu 16 May 19 from Ars Technica

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